The Best Super Bowl Commercials Starring Rappers
Over its 50 year lifespan, the NFL's championship game has done a better job than any other sporting event of attracting viewers who have little to no interest in the sport. Gratuitous halftime shows starring some of the biggest musicians in the world is certainly one draw for non-fans, but the game has also become the biggest day of the year for advertisers in the US, for once making the many commercial breaks actually enjoyable to the viewer. Budgets are huge, humor is a must, and high-profile cameos are almost a certainty at this point.
Diddy & Mark Wahlberg Have Donated 1 Million AQUAHydrate Bottles To Flint, Michigan
If you weren't aware by now, Diddy and Mark Wahlberg are in the water business. The two have been repping AQUAHydrate bottled water over the last couple of years, and today, they've been generous enough use their position to help those in need -- donating 1 million bottles to the Flint Water Crisis.Puff and Mark join Meek Mill, 50 Cent, and Big Sean in artists who have publicly aided residents of the Michigan town, while Eminem and Wiz Khalifa have also contributed to the AQUAHydrate donation that the business partners have brought forth.
Mother Of Eminem's Adopted Daughter Found Dead In Trailer Park
Eminem and his wife Kim are no strangers to addiction. The rapper has had his own very public battle with addiction over the years, eventually getting clean and releasing the album Recovery in the process.
Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" Originally Meant For 50 Cent & Eminem
This morning, 50 Cent stopped by the Boomer & Carton radio show on WFAN New York to chop it up about New York sports as well as his notorious first pitch at a 2014 Mets game.
Earl Sweatshirt Makes Fun Of Present-Day Eminem Fans
Vince Staples recently caused controversy when he admitted that he doesn't listen to '90s rap, and his frequent collaborator, Earl Sweatshirt, will likely do the same, as he's just uttered somewhat of a diss against anyone who's still listening to Eminem.
Top Tracks: November 2 - November 8
10. Fetty Wap - Jimmy Choo It's been less than two months since Fetty Wap's debut self-titled album, which went No. 1, and he's already dropped a joint tape with French Montana and has another EP in the works. "Jimmy Choo," dedicated to the Malaysian fashion designer, would sound nicely on the upcoming release. It's softer than most of Fetty's radio anthems, as Zoovier channels the sound of his new life of luxury.
Eminem Is Partnering With Genius
The website formerly known as Rap Genius has since grown into something a lot bigger, but it's still the hip-hop community that's supplying much of its support. Now simply Genius, the lyric-annotation network has already received funding from music legends Nas and Pharrell, and can now count Eminem among its investors.
Master P Claims Eminem, Nas & T.I. Wanted To Sign To No Limit
Percy Miller, aka Master P, has been in the headlines recently after he accused Kobe Bryant for visiting Lamar Odom in the hospital for publicity's sake. He's now made some more surprising claims, suggesting that a number of the best rappers of all time wanted to sign to his record label, No Limit, in its heyday.
Dr. Dre Wants To Tour Europe With Snoop Dogg, Eminem & Kendrick Lamar
Snoop Dogg guested on Dr. Dre's Beats 1 radio show "The Pharmacy" last night (Oct. 10), and as the legendary duo reminisced about their classic collaborations, Dre spoke of a wild concoction that he wants to employ in the future. European hip-hop heads will be happy to know that one of Dre's future dreams is to take a full live show to Europe and bring his most renowned collaborators with him -- Snoop, Eminem, and Kendrick Lamar.
Listen To Both Eminem & Nicki Minaj's Remixes Of The Weeknd's "The Hills"
We just got word from Nicki Minaj that we will be able to purchase her remix of The Weeknd's smash hit "The Hills" tonight at midnight. And, indeed, you now can listen to said remix on iTunes. But wait -- there's another "Hills" remix listed above Nicki's, and it comes from an even more unexpected star: Eminem.
Eminem Writes Essay On The Genius Of Tupac
PAPER magazine's "Nowstalgia" issue features self-penned essays by current rap stars dedicated to their late, great forbearers. Two days ago (Oct. 6), Kendrick Lamar shared a letter to Eazy E and now Eminem has paid tribute to his biggest idol, Tupac Shakur.
10 Artists That Dr. Dre Put On
Dr. Dre is one of the most legendary figures in hip hop history. From his early days with the influential N.W.A. through to his most recent release Compton, the 50-year old artist has conquered multiple industries. For us, his most important contributions have been to rap music.
D12 Reveal Cover Art & Release Date For New Mixtape
Two days ago we premiered a new record from D12 rapper Swifty McVay, "Funeral," but that's just the tip of the iceberg. D12 have been working together again, and today Swifty has unveiled the cover art and release date for a new mixtape from the early '00s group.
Royce Da 5'9" Hints At "PRhyme 2," Requests Features From Kendrick Lamar & Eminem
Royce Da 5'9" has decided to conceptualize another new project with DJ Premier on Twitter today. He started out by launching the hashtag, "#PRhymeTWO," before hitting Premier with some motivation, writing "I need to let these ideas out my brain bruh." From there, he called out to Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, and The Game, looking for potential collaborators -- "real lyricists" who are "ready to spar".
Fat Joe Passed On Signing Eminem Six Times
Eminem chronicled the first chapter of his rags-to-riches tale in the 2002 movie 8 Mile. The movie didn't get as far as the period when he was shopping around his demo tape in hopes of getting a record deal. One such recipient of an early Eminem demo was Terror Squad don Fat Joe. In a new interview, Joe revealed he passed on Eminem not once, but six times.
MTV VMAs: Top Hip-Hop Moments
The MTV Video Music Awards are upon us. The popular cable network has definitely changed drastically over the years - putting its once eponymous ‘Music’ on the backburner. Their flagship award ceremony acts a nice bit of nostalgic entertainment for the channel, still a celebration of the year in music.